UK Newswire Archive
24-08-2012 10:40The man who gave the Black Panther Party some of its first firearms and weapons training – which preceded fatal shootouts with Oakland police in the turbulent 1960s – was an undercover FBI informer, according to a former bureau agent and an FBI report.
Another secretive European police working group revealed as governments remain tight-lipped on other police networks and the activities of Mark Kennedy
24-08-2012 10:01Research by Statewatch has reveal the existence of a previously unknown international police working group geared towards discussing and developing covert investigative techniques. At the same time parliamentary questions in Germany have seen further details of other police networks emerge - although many questions remain unanswered - in particular on the work and activities of former policy infiltrator Mark Kennedy
24-08-2012 08:47Russian writer and antifascist Pjotr Silajev is still arrested in Madrid. Silajev had been granted a political asylum in Finland early this year. The Finnish embassy in Madrid has said that Silajev can be kept arrested for 40 days!
23-08-2012 22:45Two anti-militarist activists were found guilty of aggravated trespass in Brighton today. The pair had glued themselves to the gates of the EDO MBM factory in the early hours of 27th April 2011 in protest at the sale of umbilical cables for use in Afghanistan and also to the Israeli military.
The article describes the conspiracy of silence in the US re Mad Cow, Mad Pig and the other spongiform encephalopathy diseases.
23-08-2012 19:47The British media has played a venal role throughout the ongoing efforts to witch-hunt and silence WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. But it has plumbed new depths following the decision by Ecuador to grant his request for political asylum.
23-08-2012 18:10Smash EDO Press Release
Two anti-militarist activists were found guilty of aggravated trespass in Brighton today. The pair had glued themselves to the gates of the EDO MBM factory in the early hours of 27th April 2011 in protest at the sale of bomb rack umbilical cables called Field Replaceable Connector Systems (FRCS) for use on US warplanes and also to the Israeli military.
23-08-2012 18:01The British government's threat to invade the Ecuadorean embassy in London and seize Julian Assange is of historic significance. David Cameron, the former PR man to a television industry huckster and arms salesman to sheikdoms, is well placed to dishonour international conventions that have protected Britons in places of upheaval. Just as Tony Blair's invasion of Iraq led directly to the acts of terrorismin London on 7 July 2005, so Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague have compromised the safety of British representatives across the world.
23-08-2012 17:23News from the Squat frontlines,Law change comes in Sept 1st
This letter was sent to all members of Liam Fox MP's Constituency party, the North Somerset Conservative Association (NSCA) and was not reported by Northcliffe owned Bristol local paper The Post or their regional Western Daily Press. The owners of these newspapers are Tory party loyalists so perhaps this is why no reporting from thenm on this deadly serious matter of public interest and democratic accountability. However Northcliffe editors and managers work to different criteria of Economic Determinism.
The BBC however did report on the letter: 21st August 2012, Portishead Conservative councillor labels party untrustworthy http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-19331985
London, Weds 21 Nov 2012 - #Demo2012
22-08-2012 14:17The Diary snapshot written in humour cannot but be praised enough for its imaginative narrative that connected with the websites members in a way that got them roaring with laughter but at the same time its impenetrable insight had many crying at just how real the prospects of it happening might occur.